Study Finds $15 Minimum Wage Not Enough

October 15, 2015

The Alliance for a Just Society, a progressive advocacy group, released a report that said a $15 minimum wage isn’t sufficient in a state where adult employees need to make $19.03 per hour to cover basic needs, and Rep. Peter Tercyak said the future looks bleak for low-income workers.

“I have already been getting calls to bring back the McWalmart bill by people who are outraged by the cuts to Medicaid that are hurting our hospitals and community providers,” Tercyak said.

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Creating Jobs and Growing Businesses

October 7, 2015

Small businesses are truly the backbone of our state economy. The Connecticut Supplier Connection will help our small businesses grow by giving them the opportunity to trade and partner with large companies.

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Boosting Our Economic Competitiveness

June 30, 2015

I championed a new initiative to help spur economic growth in Connecticut. This initiative is the Commission on Economic Competitiveness which will analyze the state’s business tax policy climate and develop policies that promote economic growth.

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Rising State Leaders Program

June 10, 2015

I am honored to have been selected by the Embassy of Canada to participate in the 10th annual Rising State Leaders Program. The program, sponsored by the Embassy of Canada in Washington D.C., will take place from June 7th- 13th, 2015.

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